Springdale Arkansas Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ · Jan 11, 2012 ·
  1. LarryPQ
    Springdale Arkansas Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsYes. Cleanliness and Proximity restrictions apply. Noise ordinances apply.
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationSec. 14-5. - Control, protection of animals. It shall be unlawful for any person to: (1) Permit or allow any animal or fowl to run at large within the corporate limits of the city, except on property of the owner of the animal located in an agricultural (A-1) zone. However, this exception does not apply if the owner\'s property is in a platted subdivision, even if it is an A-1 zone. (2) Permit or allow any fowl within the corporate limits of the city, except on property of the owner of the fowl located in an agricultural (A-1) zone. However, no fowl shall be permitted in a platted subdivision, even if the platted subdivision is zoned A-1. Exception: This provision is not intended to apply to the ducks in Murphy Park, nor to indoor birds kept as pets, such as parakeets, nor to the lawful transportation of fowl through the corporate limits of the city. (3) Carry out any inhumane treatment against any animal. (4) Keep or harbor any animal which by loud, frequent or habitual barking, howling, yelping or other noise disturbs any person or neighborhood within the corporate limits of the city. (5) Keep or harbor a vicious dog or other vicious animal within the corporate limits of the city. (6) Allow unspayed female dogs to be away from confinement on the premises of the owner, except on a lead and under the control of an adult person, when such dog is in season. (7) Keep or harbor a dog or cat over four months of age within the corporate limits of the city without such dog or cat having a current vaccination against rabies performed by a veterinarian and securing an annual permit issued by the city clerk for a 12-month period beginning at the date of vaccination; rabies vaccination is hereby considered current for 12 months following the date of vaccination; provided, vaccination may not be required if the owner of such dog or cat shall exhibit to the city clerk a statement from a veterinarian certifying that such vaccination would be injurious to such dog due to its health. All dogs and cats shall be provided with a collar by the owner to which shall be affixed the vaccination tag and license tag issued as herein provided. The annual license fee shall be waived in the case of cats and permits issued without the payment of any fee to the city for such permit. (8) Permit unsanitary conditions to exist on the premises where any animal is kept which would cause odors, attract flies or vermin, or which would be otherwise injurious to the public health and safety, or would obstruct the free use of property so as to interfere with the comfortable enjoyment of life or property by members of the neighborhood, city, or other persons. (9) Sell, distribute or give away animals from public property or from commercially or industrially zoned lands, except this provision does not apply to businesses located in a permanent structure who are engaged in this type of enterprise and who have a valid business license; further, this provision does not apply to the Springdale Animal Shelter. (Ord. No. 2943, 10-26-99; Ord. No. 4236, ยง 1, 8-26-08)
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.springdaleark.org/coo/index.htm
    Information Last Updated2010-03-25 12:45:50

    NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please make sure to double check that this information is accurate before you proceed with raising chickens. You can read more info about checking local laws here..

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